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Ca1930'sTO WW2 SUPERB MILITARY MARKMANSHIP AWARD. Multi-piece construction with gilt and enamel detail Consists of approx. 30mm in diameter circular rifle target, slightly vaulted. Target has white and black enamel graduations numbered from 1 to 10 in fine gilt numerals. To the top of the badge is a separately attached Estonian eagle. Eagle is clutching a sword in it's left side talons and a small Estonian national shield in the other. To the lower portion of the target is a laurel wreath with the letter 'I' to it's centre and superimposed crossed rifles. Screw back attachment to the reverse. 7 tiny rivets securing the separate sections of the obverse. Gilded reverse with the rivets of a copper coloured metal. Couple of tiny areas of gilt loss. W/m screw on back plate marked 'Roman Tavast' and 'Tallinn'. 'Roman Tavast' was arrested by the Russians in 1940 and was executed in Siberia in 1942. An exceptionally well crafted badge. A must have item for the collector of world badges. Grade II
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